Bio-inspired bleeding control: Researchers synthesize platelet-like nanoparticles that can do more than clot blood
(Phys.org) —Stanching the free flow of blood from an injury remains a holy grail of clinical medicine. Controlling blood flow is a primary concern and first line of defense for patients and medical staff ...
Scientists prove possibility of 'impossible' dust transition in turbulent flow
Researchers from MIPT and the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) have predicted the possibility of negative turbophoresis, a phenomenon where impurity particles inside a turbulent flow move in an "impossible" ...
Frontiers in mineral exploration
An international group of specialists in the field of planetary sciences has found strong evidence that lava flows on Mars may also host base and precious metals.
Explainer: The pitch drop experiment
Something strange is happening within the world-famous pitch drop experiment with the latest drop forming much faster than the last couple of drops. ...
NASA image: Saturn's upper cloud layers
(Phys.org) —What the viewer might perceive to be Saturn's surface is really just the tops of its uppermost cloud layers. Everything we see is the result of fluid dynamics. Astronomers study Saturn's cloud ...
New way to predict how traffic will flow
A reliable way of predicting the flow of traffic could be a great convenience for commuters, as well as a significant energy-saver. During an emergency evacuation following a natural disaster, reliable predictions ...
The price Hawaiians are prepared to pay for living near volcanoes
The destruction caused by the lava of Kilauea are grabbing the attention of the international media. Last week, footage showed this eruption claiming its first house in Pahoa and people began to question ...
Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes
Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said Monday as villagers braced to evacuate.
Exploring amazing patterns left behind by drops of whisky left drying in the tumbler
If you've ever looked closely at the dried rings whisky leaves behind in a glass, you may be among the few who've noticed just how stunningly beautiful they can be. But what's behind whisky's "particle patterning"?
Lava flow at Hawaii trash transfer station stops
Lava that was filling the driveway of a Hawaii trash transfer station has stopped.